About a boy Flashcards

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marcus wants a dad
‘I need a father’
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marcus's mother makes him what she wants to be
‘seemed so much a product of his mother’
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marcus thinks his mum is going nuts
‘she’s going nuts, cries all the time’
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marcus thinks everything he does is wrong
’the wrong shoes or the wrong trousers, and his haircut was wrong’
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marcus has nowhere
’he had nowhere else to go’
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marcus doesnt understand his mother's crying
‘he didn’t understand why she did it’
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marcus has a bad school/home life
’having a **** time at school and a **** time at home’
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marcus begins to stand up for what he wants
‘he can **** off’
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marcus doesnt know what his mother is going to do
‘Marcus was starting to lose track of his mother’
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marcus tells his mum what he feels about an artist she likes
‘I bloody hate joni mitchell’
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marcus doesnt let his mother bother him anymore
‘I just don’t think about it’
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marcus feels like theres no one to help
‘how could you make a family grow if there was no one around’
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marcus doesnt understand human relationships
‘he hadn’t understood a word of it’
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Card 2

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‘seemed so much a product of his mother’

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marcus's mother makes him what she wants to be

Card 3

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‘she’s going nuts, cries all the time’

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Card 4

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’the wrong shoes or the wrong trousers, and his haircut was wrong’

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Card 5

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’he had nowhere else to go’

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A handy set of quotes and statements for some quick revision.

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